From the mailbox – “Sexism in atheism”

I recently received this request in my mailbox, and it’s particularly poignant given the furor within the atheist community over the past week or so regarding misogyny and sexism. The request was from my FaceBook friend Teresa Folds and reads: I would be interested to see a man address the sexism within the Atheist community. That is something that I don’t see many Atheist men do. Just a suggestion. =) Well, I thought I’d...

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The Shysters of Faith

We in the Western community of non-theists tend to spend much of our time focusing on the effects and ramifications of Christian religion on our politics and lives, and we know all too well what these are: religions taught in schools, religion in governments making decisions based on interpretations of the bible, indoctrination of the young into faiths, and using religion as an excuse to impose bigotry on others, just to name a few. One of the...

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